By Rashidat Akashat
Several celebrities honored President Barack Obama during his farewell party at the White house on Friday, January 6.
In attendance was Chrissy Teigen, John Legend, Paul McCartney, DJ Cassidy, Jerry Seinfeld, Jessica Seinfeld, Nick Jonas, Jordin Sparks, among others.
Celebrities Proudly Represents Obama
According to Us Magazine reports, cellphones were not allowed inside the exclusive bash which took place two weeks ahead of President elect- Donald Trump’s inaugural soiree, but several celebrities flooded the social media before setting foot into the Pennsylvanian Avenue.
“The one party we’ll wait in line to get into,” DJ Cassidy captioned a photo with Legend on Instagram ,Teigen, Jerry Seinfeld and Jessica Seinfeld.
Nick Jonas, sheathed in a black tuxedo, posted an Instagram picture of himself with Kingdom costar Jonathan Tucker,
“Straight off the plane to the White House…” Jonas wrote.
Meanwhile, Jordin Sparks, who brought her dad, former NFL star Phillippi Sparks, as her date to the event.
“Getting to take my Dad to the White House…Priceless,” she captioned an Instagram selfie. “Soooo excited! Cheers! *drops mic*.”
Other celeb attendees included George and Amal Clooney, Robert De Niro, Chance the Rapper, Kelly Rowland, Usher, Jay Pharoah, La La Anthony, Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper, Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis, Tom Hanks,Jennifer Hudson and Stevie Wonder, according to ABC News and various social media posts.
Solange Knowles and Pharrell Williams both performed for guests at the star-studded affair, which ended in the wee hours of Saturday, January 7.
Trump Is Finding Hard To Hold A Party Like President Obama
While President Obama has been able to pull a string of A-list celebrities at his splurge, Trump is finding it tough to get famous supporters to attend and perform at his upcoming inaugural party. Several artist including Elton John, Idina Menzel have declined to perform, while America’s got talent Season 5 runner-up Jackie Evancho and the Radio City Rockettes are on the list to perform.